by Whitworth Univ. athletics
SPOKANE, Wash. – Following graduation in May, former Whitworth University men's basketball standout Idris Lasisi signed a professional basketball contract with a team in Antwerp, Belgium.
Lasisi played for the Pirates in 2011-12. Following his one
The Shock went to Arizona searching for a crucial win against a Western Division opponent. They'll return to Spokane empty-handed, though, after the Rattlers came away with a resounding 59-42 win on Saturday night.
Spokane's (9-4) shot at a division title is now all but gone
The Spokane Shock and Arizona Rattlers have only played against each other since 2010, but the two teams have quickly formed one of the greatest rivalries in AFL history. With today's game having playoff implications, the rivalry is clearly alive and well.
The games between these two teams have
Former Gonzaga left-hander Marco Gonzales is one of three finalists for the John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year.
The other two finalists are Mike Ford of Princeton and Michael Lorenzen of Cal State Fullerton. The winner will be announced on June 29.
Gonzales finished the season 7-3 with a 2
The Spokane Shock have their biggest game to date tonight in Arizona.
The Shock enter the 6:00 p.m. PST contest (broadcast live on SWX) as the No. 2 ranked team in the AFL. The problem is, the Rattlers are the AFL's No. 1 team. Add in the fact that both teams are in the Western
Aaron Leetch is stepping down as athletic director at Whitworth, according to a release from the university.
Longtime staff and faculty member Melinda Larson has been named interim Director of Athletics by Whitworth president Beck Taylor.
Leetch will return to Illinois State University, where he
Kelly Olynyk will hear his name called at some point during the June 27 NBA draft. How soon his name will be said is still up in the air and the 7-footer is trying to impress teams during individual tryouts.
Olynyk recently tried out with the Blazers. Here is a video with interview the Blazers
Former Washington State basketball player Klay Thompson will attend USA Basketball Men's National Team mini-camp July 22-25 in Las Vegas. Nev.
USA Basketball Chairman Jerry Colangelo announced Thompson on Wednesday that Thompson was one of 27 players that accelerated invitations to
According to the Facebook page set up to help find her, missing Sandpoint woman Rashelle Klontz has been found and she is safe.
If we learn any additional information we will be sure to update this story.
PASCO, Wash. - The Franklin County Sheriff's Office
KHQ.COM - On Monday law enforcement officers responded to an armed robbery at the Chas Clinic at 10th & Pines in Spokane Valley. The suspect, who had a gun, is described to be in his early 20's with short brown hair and was wearing a surgical mask. The suspect got away from an unknown
WASHINGTON (AP) - The State Department says it sees nothing new in North Korea's offer of high-level talks with the U.S.
Spokeswoman Jen Psaki said Monday that Pyongyang has made similar offers numerous times over the years. She said Washington would be open to dialogue but it wants North Korea